First Look at New Windows App Store Via Leaked Screenshots
By Lisa Greim
A leaked set of screenshots gives us the first look at the Windows App Store being integrated into Windows 8.
The screenshots posted Monday (in Chinese) by CNBeta.com look a lot like an Internet Explorer window, with a Top Seller list that includes IE, Office, Freecell … and Angry Birds.
Redmond has been slow to see the wisdom of providing users a single point for browsing, buying, updating, and managing software. According to Liliputing.com: “Part of the appeal of Windows computers has historically been that you don’t need an app store, since most software you can find in physical stores or on web sites is written for Windows and you can download and install pretty much anything you like.”